Antarctic sea ice set to smash record

September 20, 2014 12:33 PM

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Antarctic sea ice set to smash record

According to a recent report from the National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Antarctic sea ice is set to smash a record this year, as it’s currently at 7.6 million square miles and continuing to increase.

The Arctic, on the other hand, continues to lose ice. In fact, the NSIDC says that the minimum extent will be somewhat lower than last year’s, making it the sixth lowest extent in the satellite record.

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